The Early Pregnancy Unit (EPU) supports women up to 16 weeks of pregnancy with concerns such as vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, history of recurrent miscarriages (two or more consecutive miscarriages), or ectopic pregnancy by appointment only.
The unit is open 8am – 6pm Monday- Friday. Referrals to the EPU are made by the ultrasound department, GPs, emergency department, and midwives.
Contact the Early Pregnancy Unit
Patients can self-refer for advice through the telephone triage clinic 01737 231824.
This is open Monday to Friday between 9am-12pm and weekends between 10am-12pm.
Outside of these times, please leave one voicemail message with clear details. This voicemail will be returned during the next telephone triage opening time.
If you are bleeding heavily, soaking through more than two pads per hour, or in severe pain please attended your local accident and emergency department.
The documents below are provided courtesy of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.Bleeding and pain in early pregnancy: information for you Early miscarriage: information for you Ectopic pregnancy Recurrent and late miscarriage: tests and treatment of couples Information about recovering from surgical management of a miscarriage